Colour photograph

Registration number
31546
Item name
Colour photograph 
Category
Photograph
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Darwin-Daly region > Port Keats
Map
Collector
G. Wallace 
Acquisition date
February 01, 1978 
Acquisition method
by Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Dimensions
H: W: 130 mm L: 89 mm D: Circum:

Description

Colour photograph of a women standing in a bush setting holding the harvested ends of the medicine bush root.

Research notes

"Smaller ends of the root of the medicine bush used to produce yellow liquid dye. Gabriella Tcherna. Reference: Hardwick, J., The Material Culture of Port Keats, University of Queensland Museum Records p.23" [catalogue card note].

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